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Independent Mealtime For Kids With Motor Impairments
Using mealtimes to promote independence, self-care skills, and social interaction.
Beginning To Use Switch Adapted Toys With Children With Special Needs
Since some children are easily distracted, it is best to remove distractions and setup toys in a manner that will keep the child interested and focused. In order to make a switch adapted toy stand out from the rest of the environment during play, place dark colored toys on a light surface, such as a towel. Place light colored toys on a dark surface. This will make it easier for children to see the cause and effect of pressing the switch activating the toy. There are many switch adapted to choose from - ranging from a cuddly bunny to a fierce dinosaur!